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Jurassic 5

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2014

    Neil Diamond, Billy Idol, String Cheese Incident Shows Announced

    Neil Diamond, who's set to release his new album, Melody Road, on October 21, stops at the Pepsi Center on Sunday, May 31 as part of his 2015 North American tour. Tickets for the general public go on sale on Monday, October 13 at www.livenation.com and through the Live Nation mobile app. With his ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 3, 2014
  • Blogs

    June 17, 2014

    Tom Petty, Phantogram, Bastille tickets on sale this weekend

    Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, who are set to release Hypnotic Eye in July, visit Red Rocks for a two-night stint on Tuesday, September 30 & Wednesday, October 1. Steve Winwood opens both nights. Tickets ($51.50-$127) go on sale on Friday, June 20 at 10 a.m. Phantogram returns to the area for a sh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2014

    SnowBall Music Festival reveals first wave of acts: Pretty Lights, Knife Party, GRiZ and more

    SnowBall Music Festival just revealed the first acts on its bill for the 2014 edition of its annual event. The festival, launched in 2011, is making its way down from the mountains this year and setting up shop at the Park at Mile High at Sports Authority Field, and when it does, Pretty Lights (play ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2014

    The best concerts in Denver this week

    FRI | ICELANTIC'S WINTER ON THE ROCKS at RED ROCKS | 1/31/14 More than misogyny or materialism, intelligence and verbal skill are championed by Jurassic 5; the vocabulary is impressive and the verbal acrobatics the guys perform are outstanding. J5 carries the energy and excitement of a newer era gro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2013

    New Denver concerts: Winter on the Rocks, Sharon Jones, Lotus, tix on sale this weekend

    As reported yesterday, the 2014 edition of Icelantic's Winter on the Rocks goes on sale this Friday, November 15, at 10 a.m. Tickets are $52.80 to $100. Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings are at the Gothic Theatre on Monday, March 17; tickets ($27.75) go on sale this Saturday, November 16, at 10 a.m. Fina ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2013

    The ten best family-friendly rap albums

    Although lot of rap these days is riddled with violence, misogyny and profanity, there's still plenty of clean rhymes out there to be rocked by the entire family, should you be so inclined. And it all comes worry-free of the ill-effect it might have on impressionable minds, and some of it even ranks ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2013

    The six must-see acts at Arise Music Festival

    The Arise Music Festival kicks off today at Sunrise Ranch in Loveland and runs through Sunday. Take one look at the schedule, and you'll quickly see there are an overwhelming number of acts on the bill. We narrowed it down to the half-dozen acts you must-see. Keep reading to see which ones we picked ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2013

    The ten best hip-hop shows in Denver in August

    AMERICA'S MOST WANTED FESTIVAL @ FIDDLER'S GREEN | FRI, 8/23/13 The America's Most Wanted Festival features some of the most talented and successful artists to come out of the South in a long time, including Lil Wayne, whose name speaks for itself and whose March album I Am Not a Human Being II has ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2013

    The fifty greatest rap groups of all time

    There's something great about a hip-hop group. From the beginning, it was never intended to be a solo endeavor; rap began in cyphers at block parties, and the first established rappers were components of a collective centered around the more important DJ. Even now that the rapper is the star, it's n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2013

    The fifty greatest rap groups of all time: 50-26

    There's something great about a hip-hop group. From the beginning, it was never intended to be a solo endeavor; rap began in cyphers at block parties, and the first established rappers were components of a collective centered around the more important DJ. Even now that the rapper is the star, it's n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2013

    Best of Coachella 2013: Weekend one

    Karen O's Outfit Karen O's wardrobe on Friday night was bad ass. The Yeah Yeah Yeah's frontwoman appeared on the main stage in a technicolor cape draped over a suit that looked like it was made of mercury. The vibrant collage was topped with a headpiece that Liberace might have worn had he ever been ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2013

    Coachella 2013 YouTube schedule and lineup

    If you're one of the fortunate ones who's going to Coachella this weekend, feel free to go ahead and skip to the end of this post, where you'll find the full lineup and schedule. If, however, you're a flat broke music lover who'll be attending Couchella, as some clever dude somewhere has coined it, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2012

    The ten best concerts this weekend: Oct. 26-28

    Welcome to the weekend, amigos! Ah, yes, we finally made it. Is it just us, or has this seemed like the longest week ever? Ah, maybe it's just the weather. Whatever the case, it's in the rearview now, and it's time to blow off some steam. Drinks are on the horizon and there's a full slate of great m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2012

    Five best concerts in Colorado this weekend

    See also: - Brennen Bryarly goes Into the Night as option4 - Parting words: A Sauna Q&A before its farewell show - Sharon Van Etten Q&A: "I get nervous sometimes that my songs are too personal" - Q&A with Brendan Perry of Dead Can Dance - Q&A with Derek Vincent Smith of Pretty Lights Welcome to the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2012

    SnowBall Music Festival 2012: Day 2 travelogue

    SNOWBALL MUSIC FESTIVAL @ VAIL VALLEY | 3/3/12 (DAY 2) Having survived the frigid first night, the sunshine and above-freezing temps of the second day are a treat. Feeling a little wear and tear from the night before, I was hoping to make it back to the festival grounds in time to catch Sauna play ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2011

    LUCKYIAM on being a Living Legend and how he stays grounded and keeps things fresh

    ​LUCKYIAM (due this Friday, May 13 at City Hall) seems pretty carefree these days. The MC (otherwise known as PSC, Lucky or Lucky One) starts his days off running on the beach in Los Angeles, then works on some music and wind down in the evenings by hitting the gym. The colorful MC has been a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2011

    Public Enemy at The Ogden, 2/19/11

    Photo: Eric Gruneisen​Public Enemy has, for upwards of 26 years, put out rousing music that incites the masses both in recording and live show. Last night at the Ogden Theatre though, the crew showed out as if they had something to prove. Don't call it a come back. They've been here for yea ... More >>

  • Music

    January 20, 2011
  • Blogs

    December 13, 2010

    Cut Chemist at the Gothic, 12/10/10

    Paul LukesCut Chemist on Friday night at the Gothic Theatre.​ CUT CHEMIST J Flash • Skwared 12.10.10 | Gothic Theatre DJ Skwared took the stage at 9 p.m. Surprisingly, the kid in the Tap-Out hat knew his hip-hop. He started his set with Newcleus' "Jam On It," went into Juan Atkins' "Clear" ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2010

    Cut Chemist on crate digging, Jurassic 5 and Boyd Rice

    ​Cut Chemist (real name Lucas MacFadden) has been constantly redefining the art of turntablim for the past seventeen years as a member of Jurassic 5 and Ozomatli, in addition to being an innovative solo artist. Blending everything from funk and soul to hip-hop and bossa nova, Cut Chemist's sty ... More >>

  • Articles

    December 9, 2010
  • Blogs

    December 9, 2010

    This weekend's Dance Card: Warm, House for the Holidays, Sex Panther and Singularity

    ​ Warm is the new Thursday night house music weekly at Gallery 22 (formerly the Loft at 821 22nd Street). This week, special guest Kurt Yates joins Warm residents Joey M, Louis Marr and Brandon Bass on DJ duty. Yates was a former resident at Soma during the Boulder nightclub's heyday in the e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2010

    DJ Shadow on the potential extinction of vinyl and his massive record collection

    Dean Fernando​ Josh Davis, better known as DJ Shadow, is one of those artists that invents genres. Since the release of his 1996 critically-acclaimed debut, Endtroducing....., he has been regarded as one of the founding fathers of instrumental hip-hop. Endtroducing..... made the Guinness Book ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2010

    Mile High Music Festival: Ozomatli on activism and working under the Bush administration

    ​ This is distinctly American music. Working with a lineup that's fluctuated between six and ten and has included members of Jurassic 5, Ozomatli has for some fifteen years been blending Latin rhythms and hip-hop influences for a sound that's as big as it is varied and multicultural. The U.S. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2009

    Billy Joel & Elton John, Bebel Gilberto, Imogen Heap shows announced

    ​Billy Joel and Elton John, both legendary pop singers and pianists, have been on their Face 2 Face tour since March will visit the Pepsi Center Sunday, November 22. After opening the show with a series of duets, each playing pianos and trading vocals, Joel and John will play sets with their own b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2009

    Last Night: Rock the Bells at Red Rocks

    Aaron Thackeray​Rock the Bells 2009 Red Rocks Amphitheatre Thursday, August 6, 2009 Better than: ringtone rap, anything associated with Auto-Tune or listening to the self-proclaimed newly anointed "King of Pop," Kanye West, talk about himself endlessly. Since 2003, Rock the Bells has been the pre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2008

    Top Ten Dance Collections of 2008, Both Mixed and Unmixed

    Over the next couple of weeks, Backbeat will feature some Top Ten lists from around the Village Voice Media chain. Click here for previous year-in-review coverage from Backbeat and VVM. Any knucklehead with DSL and a laptop can now make an electronic track. With a half hour of clicking and fiddlin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2008

    This Just In 9/4-9/10

    ZZ Top rolls into the Paramount on Halloween. The bad new first: After already canceling shows once at the Ogden Theatre, Bow Wow and Bootsy Collins both canceled their shows a second time. The good news: the Fox Theatre announced Matisyahu's November 30 show and added a second Galactic show with ... More >>

  • Music

    February 7, 2008

    DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist

    Thursday, February 7, Ogden Theatre, 303-830-8497.

  • Music

    October 26, 2006

    Cut Chemist

    Sunday, October 29, Fox Theatre, Boulder, 303-443-3399.

  • Music

    September 7, 2006

    Five for Fighting

    Just because Jurassic 5's latest disc is titled Feedback doesn't mean the crew's looking for any.

  • Music

    July 20, 2006

    Cut Chemist

    The Audience¹s Listening (Warner Bros.)

  • Music

    March 2, 2006
  • Music

    February 16, 2006

    Busdriver

    Wednesday, February 22, Fox Theatre, Boulder, 303-443-3399.

  • Calendar

    March 3, 2005

    What Goes Up...

    The Gravity Games have pull.

  • Music

    June 3, 2004

    The Beatdown

    Corruption's new CD displays metal moxie of the best kind.

  • Calendar

    June 3, 2004

    Crown Jewel

    Teva Mountain Games electrify Vail

  • Music

    June 3, 2004

    Jurassic 5

    Saturday, June 5, and Sunday, June 6, Fox Theatre, 303-443-3399

  • Calendar

    March 25, 2004
  • Calendar

    August 7, 2003
  • Music

    July 18, 2002

    He's Got the Beat

    Going back to his roots, Scratch gives lip service to the lost art of beatboxing.

  • Music

    January 25, 2001

    Swan Song

    By refusing to follow the flock, Ugly Duckling has emerged as a wholly individual hip-hop creature.

  • Music

    October 26, 2000

    Into the Light

    The Jurassic 5 make a heroic ascent from the hip-hop underground.

  • Best of Denver

    June 29, 2000
  • Music

    June 22, 2000

    Black Power

    The Bay Area's Gift of Gab and Chief Xcel make hip-hop that's magically Blackalicious.

  • Music

    March 9, 2000

    The Grandfathers of Punk

    Denver's early punk rock pioneers are remembered

  • Music

    December 9, 1999

    Handsome Boy Modeling School/Quannum Projects

    So...How's Your Girl?
    (Tommy Boy)

    Quannum Spectrum
    (Quannum Projects)

  • Music

    November 25, 1999

    And You Don't Stop

    These student DJs are hip-hop professors.

  • Music

    August 12, 1999
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